Text - Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind annual report 1966-1967
From the Collection of Vision Australia 454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong Victoria
- 1 volume
- 20 cm
- b/c 1010279
- royal victorian institute for the blind, annual reports
- Articles in annual report include: Office bearers of the institute/officers, President's report - 100 years, Residence nursery and school for blind children - in 1866 first nine blind children were accommodated in temporary premises in Commercial Road Prahran, the budget was $822 pounds, now the facility in Burwood can house 70 children and the, budget is $160,000, New found confidence after rehabilitation, Blind welfare work increases, Our factory now serves industry, Employ opportunities are widening, Our loyal auxiliaries and other supporters, What of the future, Income and expenditure, Where there's a will there's a way to help blind people. Events that occurred in 1966 : Millet broom making was discontinued and mat and industrial brush making and packing and assembly began, the Governor of Victoria and Lady Delacombe brought their dog to visit the children at the school, the Institute began two vital new projects - providing a residential geriatric facility and to establish the RVIB foundation for research and education.
- 27 Feb 2019 at 3:53PM